MembersDrip Irrigation for the World

Agriculture without drip irrigation is unimaginable in Israel.

By Israel Today Staff |
Photo: Maor Kinsbursky/Flash90

When, in the 1950s, Kibbutz Hatzerim began tending its fields using a new, self-developed drip irrigation system, the young pioneers could never have imagined the revolution they sparked.

This technology not only become a cornerstone of cultivation in the Holy Land, it became an export triumph that made it possible for arid regions around the world to dramatically increase their capability for food production.

The extent to which this idea is helping in the development of international agriculture can be seen by the degree...

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